Sara Shirley

Middle Tennessee State University

Assistant Professor of Finance

Murfreesboro, TN 37132

United States

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Scholarly Papers (7)

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Actively Managed Mutual Funds Holding Passive Investments: What Do ETF Positions Tell Us About Mutual Fund Ability?

Sherrill, D. E., S. E. Shirley, and J. R. Stark, 2017, "Actively managed mutual funds holding passive investments: What do ETF positions tell us about mutual fund ability?" Journal of Banking and Finance 76, 48-64.
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2017
Eli Sherrill, Sara Shirley and Jeffrey Stark
Illinois State University, Middle Tennessee State University and Middle Tennessee State University
Downloads 645 (41,642)
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Mutual Funds, Exchange Traded Funds, ETFs, Mutual Fund Performance, Portfolio Management

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Twitter Activity, Investor Attention, and the Diffusion of Information

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 01 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2018
David A. Rakowski, Sara Shirley and Jeffrey Stark
University of Texas at Arlington, Middle Tennessee State University and Middle Tennessee State University
Downloads 538 (52,668)

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Twitter, Investor Attention, Social Media, Behavioral Finance, Asset Pricing, Spread of Information

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Gender, Learning, and Overconfidence: Why Females Create More Accurate Earnings Estimates

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 12 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2020
Vineet Bhagwat, Sara Shirley and Jeffrey Stark
George Washington University - Department of Finance, Middle Tennessee State University and Middle Tennessee State University
Downloads 109 (261,036)

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gender, learning, overconfidence, earnings forecasts, analysts, Estimize

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What Drives the Market for Exchange-Traded Notes?

Number of pages: 95 Posted: 17 May 2016 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2019
David A. Rakowski and Sara Shirley
University of Texas at Arlington and Middle Tennessee State University
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Exchange-traded notes (ETNs); Exchange-traded funds (ETFs); Financial innovation; Investor demand; Mean-variance spanning; security design; exchange-traded products (ETPs); tracking error

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The Ties that Bind: Work Connections and Mutual Fund Investment Ideas

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Dec 2019
Egemen Genc, Sara Shirley, Jeffrey Stark and Hai Tran
University of Illinois at Chicago, Middle Tennessee State University, Middle Tennessee State University and Loyola Marymount University - Department of Finance and Computer Information Systems
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mutual fund, investment ideas, information sharing, social connections, work connections, portfolio overlap

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Institutional Investor Preferences: Evidence from Exchange-Traded Notes

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Aug 2017
David A. Rakowski, Sara Shirley and Jeffrey Stark
University of Texas at Arlington, Middle Tennessee State University and Middle Tennessee State University
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Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs), Institutional investors, security design

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Tail-Risk Hedging, Dividend Chasing, and Investment Constraints: The Use of Exchange-Traded Notes by Mutual Funds

Journal of Empirical Finance, 44, pp.91-107.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2018
David A. Rakowski, Sara Shirley and Jeffrey Stark
University of Texas at Arlington, Middle Tennessee State University and Middle Tennessee State University
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Exchange Traded Notes, Mutual Funds, Financial Innovation, Portfolio Management